The central aim of ISLE is to promote the study of English Language, that is, the study of the structure and history of standard and non-standard varieties of English, in terms of both form and function, at an international level. We aim for the society to provide a geographically and theoretically neutral central contact point for all those who are academically active and who identify with this aim. Although there are country-specific 'Anglist' or 'English Language and Literature' associations and country-specific 'Linguistics' associations (and we hope to be in contact with these, where appropriate) ISLE is the first global umbrella organisation fulfilling this role.

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ISLE 7: From Tradition to Computing

  • 19 June 2023, The University of Queensland, Australia, Brisbane

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  • 32nd European Systemic Functional Linguistics Conference (ESFLC 2023)

    University of Vigo, Vigo, Spain, 15 - 17 June 2023
    The theme is “(Cognitive) developments in multimodal (digital) communication. Expanding traditional borders in SFL”. Theme-related and other contributions from SFL-compliant perspectives are welcome.
    Organised by LVTC Research Group -- Ana Elina Martínez-Insua

  • International Conference on Human-Informed Translation and Interpreting Technology (HiT-IT 2023)

    University of Naples, Naples, Italy, 07 - 09 July 2023
    The International Conference on Human-Informed Translation and Interpreting Technology (HiT-IT 2023) will take place in Naples, Italy between 7 and 9 July 2023.
    Organised by The forthcoming international conference HiT-It 2023 is jointly organised by the University of Wolverhampton, the University of Surrey (United Kingdom), the University of Malaga (Spain), and the University of Naples L’Orientale, (Italy), and the Associati

  • The 18th International Pragmatics Conference

    Université Libre de Bruxelles (ULB), Brussels, Belgium, 09 - 14 July 2023
    The conference is open to all pragmatics-related topics (in the broad sense, as defined by the International Pragmatics Association, of the interdisciplinary science of language use).
    Organised by Université Libre de Bruxelles (ULB)

  • The 1st Workshop on Computational Terminology in NLP and Translation Studies (ConTeNTs)

    LMD, Institute of Information and Communication Technologies, BAS, BG, Varna, Bulgaria, 07 - 08 September 2023
    The aim of this workshop is bringing together NLP experts, terminologists and translators to bridge some of the gaps between these disciplines and inspire a dialogue between language and technology.
    Organised by Ayla Rigouts Terryn, Amal Haddad Haddad and Ruslan Mitkov

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